The Alliance of Independent Authors - Partner Member

Sign up for eNews

Latest news & books from our monthly eNewsletter... Sign up here

Calendar

MAY
28

Book Launch For 'Kritsotopoula, Girl of Kritsa'

17:30
Join Yvonne Payne to celebrate the launch of her book Kritsotopoula, Girl of Kritsa. Drinks and nibbles will be available outside of Nikitakis gift shop and Aristidis Cafe, in the upper main street of Kritsa. All visitors can participate in a free raffle for unique memorabila of the event.

JUN
6

Strawberry Fair, Cambridge

Feature length poetry show including SilverWood author Michael Brown.

Free event. Check out the official website here.

JUN
12

Gedling Book Festival

11:45 - 12:30

David Ebsworth will be giving a talk on 'The Battle of Waterloo - 200 Years of Historical Fiction and the Tales that Time Forgot'. Arnot Hill Park, Notts, NG5 6LU. Click here for more information.

JUN
12

The Mays XXIII, Cambridge Junction

19:00

The latest instalment of a yearly anthology showcasing the best new writing and artwork from Cambridge and Oxford universities. SilverWood author Michael Brown will be performing brand new poems. Free event. Click here for more information.

JUN
13

Shiner & Co Book Launch

14:00 - 18:00
Join Mark Custance at The Lansdown in Clifton to celebrate the official Shiner & Co launch.

JUN
17

Author Talk

The Killing Snows author Charles Egan will be addressing an academic conference at the first Irish Summer School on the Famine. Stokes town House, Co. Roscommon. FFI click here.

JUN
19

Cambridge Free Fringe

There will be a number of events such as talks, workshops and performances featuring SilverWood author Michael Brown. Keep an eye out here for information updates.

JUN
25

Chalke Valley History Festival

Join historical fiction authors Michael E Wills and David Ebsworth, and experience the past brought to life with re-enactments from through the ages. FFI and tickets please click here.

JUN
27

The Brass Tacks of Self-Publishing

10:30

Considering self-publishing your work? This panel, made up of successful self-published authors, will cover the details of what it takes to make it as a self-pub. Chaired by Alison Morton; with Helen Hollick, Anna Belfrage, Geri Clouston and Daniel Willis. Historical Novel Society Conference, Denver, CO, USA. FFI please click here.

JUL
8

Penzance Literary Festival

On Thursday 9 July, join Publishing Director Helen Hart and SilverWood authors Lucienne Boyce, Wendy Percival, Jill Treseder and Stephen Oram as they talk about indie publishing, and the business of self-publishing. FFI and tickets: click here.

JUL
11

The Big Weekend, Cambridge

The Pink Festival have programmed acts into the Big Weekend on Parkers Piece, including SilverWood author Michael Brown - performing poetry and cabaret show. Free event. Keep an eye on the event page to find out more.

JUL
11

Exilicon Convention, Cambridge

11:00 - 17:00

Published poet Michael Brown, poetry slam finalist Tim Knight, eloquent storyteller Uppahar Ups Subba and Cambridge student comedy performer Nathan Smith will bring a mix of fantasy, science fiction and geek themed poetry, spoken word and storytelling.

Free event. Click here and here for more information.

Professional publishing for the self-funding author

Welcome to SilverWood Books...

where you can work with our friendly, supportive team to produce a high quality book that can be confidently marketed in bookshops and online.


We can support you with a range of affordable professional services - from copy-editing, proofreading and book cover design, through to author promotion, worldwide distribution, and book marketing.


SilverWood - dedicated to your success.

What do you want to do today?

Learn About Publishing

Our Learning Zone contains a collection of helpful articles and free information designed to help you make informed decisions...

Polish Your Manuscript

Explore our pre-press services, from an informative Reader's Report through to professional copy-editing and proofreading...

Publish Your Book

Work with our knowledgeable and supportive team to produce a highly polished book that meets the expectations of today's sophisticated book buyer...

Promote Your book

Identify your target readers, plan a marketing strategy, and promote your book with our cost-effective book promotion tools...

Latest News

Get Clear on Your Book Idea!

Do you have a book idea but your not clear if there is a market for it? Or is your head swimming with book ideas, but you’re not sure which to...

Read More »

David Ebsworth - Wrexham Carnival of Words

SilverWood's David Ebsworth gives us an insight into the success of The Wrexham Carnival of Words in April 2015.

Read More »

The Promotion of Matlock the Hare

Author Phil Lovesey talks book promotion, social media, and other useful 'griffles'.

Read More »

Coming Soon...

The Bloomsbury Manuscript by Tim Davidson

A tale of lives linked by love and opera.

George Savino by edited by Anna Raimondi Radaelli

A collection of George Savino's known work in tribute to his talent as well as his dream come true.

The A to Z of Normal by Helen Barbour

A poignant and humorous story of love, family, secrets…and military precision.

Backgammon for Losers by Simon Hill

Illustrated guide to backgammon.

Fluence by Stephen Oram

A dystopian story of aspiration and desperation, and of power seen and unseen.

The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst by Melanie J Firth

The discovery of a special gold locket unlocks further secrets of the Steeple faeries.

My Friend Ruby by Anna Sharpe

An exploration of the friendship between an exceptional dog and her owner.

The Empire of the Moon by Tom O'Durnin

Sisters Helena and Isabelle Montagu are intended to be unwitting pawns in a trade deal. When they are kidnapped by the Rakshasa, albino warriors from the Empire of the Moon, they become part of even more terrible ambitions.

Saviour of the Free World by Mike Low

The story of the Rolls-Royce Merlin aero-engine, which powered all the leading aircraft used by the Allies during World War II.

The Inside Story by Linda Booth

A guide to why your colon holds the key to your total wellbeing, and what you should do about it!

A Kiss From France by Susan Hughs

The story of the lives of two women during the First World War, that will tragically overlap due to an accident that occurs behind the lines in France.

Ham and Marmalade Sandwiches by Olivia Parker

Adventures in anxiety.

Paralysis by Harvey Black

The second book in best-selling novelist Harvey Black's new apocalyptic series – Force Majeure.

The Silver-Handled Knife by Frances Thomas

Book 3 in the Girls of Troy Trilogy.

His Own Executioner by Derek Collett

First-ever biography of the British novelist and scriptwriter Nigel Balchin (1908-1970).

A Shy and Simple Warrior by R H Parr

A biography of intrepid sailor George Lancaster.

Food Waste Philosophy by Shane Jordan

A vegetarian chef with an original cooking style and unusual recipes.

Heal Your Birth, Heal Your Life by Sharon King

Tools for rebirthing.

Nurses Never Run by Eileen Gershon

This personal autobiography brings the caring vocation of nursing in the '60s back to life.

Saving One More by Janetta Harvey

This book explores the dark world of commercial dog breeding around the world.

Oceans by Isabel Burt

The newest release from Isabel Burt

Visit the SilverWood Bookshop

Our Latest Book

Chalk for Cheese

Chalk for Cheese

by Ossie Hopkins

This story is about two individuals trying to find themselves (and unwittingly one another) in a changing world.

MorePrice £9.99 plus P&P

Just Published

Miss Cavell Was Shot

Miss Cavell Was Shot

by Monica Kendall

The Diaries of Amy Hodson, 1914–1920

MorePrice £10.99 plus P&P
Bloodie Bones

Bloodie Bones

by Lucienne Boyce

A Dan Foster Mystery – 'Fingersmith' meets 'Ripper Street' – first in the series.

MorePrice £10.99 plus P&P
AURELIA

AURELIA

by Alison Morton

Book 4 of the Roma Nova series, the alternate history thrillers by Alison Morton.

MorePrice £8.99 plus P&P
Hey God!

Hey God!

by Peter St John

An ordinary man, on his day off, plans happily to mow the lawn but, much to his surprise,...

MorePrice £5.99 plus P&P
The Second Child

The Second Child

by Jon Stenhugg

A thrilling debut crime novel.

MorePrice £11.99 plus P&P
Axiales

Axiales

by Anne-Lise Brugger Grataloup

A collection of verse in French and English.

MorePrice £9.99 plus P&P